Research Laboratory Tech Assoc in Genetics at the University of Michigan

Research Laboratory Tech Assoc

Location:
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Type:
Full Time

Categories:
Academic / Research

Job Summary

The laboratory of Sue Hammoud, in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan Medical School, seeks a full-time Research Laboratory Technician. The lab focuses on understanding genetic and epigenetic programs that guide germ cell development in-vivo and in-vitro. The applicant will be working with embryonic stem cells and making testicular organoids.   You will be expected to lead a research project, and will have opportunities to make original scientific discoveries, analyze data, and suggest future directions.  Candidates will be expected to collaboratively contribute to manuscripts, grants and presentations.

Responsibilities*

Carry out tissue ESC culture work, perform various molecular biology techniques such as PCR, westerns, DNA extraction and sequencing; Edit ESC to generate knockins using crispr/cas9; Read the literature and develop or adopt protocols; Contribute to lab meeting/ jC / organize data and results. 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in biology, genetics, biochemistry, or a related field, and 2+ years previous experimental laboratory research experience and ESC experience 
  • Candidates must have high degree of motivation, and the ability to think and work both independently and collaboratively.

Desired Qualifications

  • The candidate should have human ESC cell experience, strong written, oral communication skills, and ability to maintain detailed and organized lab notebooks / records.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

How to Apply

To apply, qualified applicants must submit an application to the University of Michigan Job Board (ID 188237) that should include the following:

  • Cover letter stating your research experience, project interests, and future career goals
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Contact information for references

Please direct any questions about the position to hammou@umich.edu.

Hammoud Lab website: https://hammoud.lab.medicine.umich.edu/